Bringing in Spencer Carbery was an incredible decision, but could he be leaving the Maple Leafs already?
When the 40-year-old was hired by Toronto, there was a problem with their power play. They had one of the top first units in the NHL with Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, John Tavares, William Nylander, and Morgan Rielly, but somehow struggled to get anything going.
In the season before Carbery took over, the Maple Leafs had the 16th-best power play in the entire league, sitting at 20%. Toronto knew it could be better with the players available, so they went out and brought in someone new.
They went from being in the middle of the pack to dominating the competition with the 40-year-old coach aboard. The Maple Leafs finished this past season with the NHL’s best power play which scored 27.3% of the time they had the man advantage.
But as quickly as Carbery came in, he might soon be on his way out.
The Boston Bruins have been on the lookout for a new head coach after they shockingly fired Bruce Cassidy earlier this month. And according to Elliotte Friedman on 32 Thoughts, Carbery is one of the many coaches being interviewed by Boston.
From Friedman on the 32 Thoughts Podcast:
“I think in Boston, it’s going to be someone a bit fresher. It’s going to be (Jim) Montgomery or it’s going to be (Jay) L …
Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation